Familial and Gang Trafficking Dynamics

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Familial and Gang Trafficking Dynamics

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Issue Area #4: Access to Justice for Trafficking Survivors

Two sex trafficking survivor-leaders will discuss the dynamics of both familial and gang trafficking tactics. Family members are involved in nearly half of child trafficking cases today.   We also need to recognize that the trafficking methods of both family and gang-controlled operations are significantly different. By being aware of the differences and nuances of these systemic approaches we can be better equipped to offer more effective service provision.

Familial and Gang Trafficking Dynamics

Issue Area #4: Access to Justice for Trafficking Survivors

Two sex trafficking survivor-leaders will discuss the dynamics of both familial and gang trafficking tactics. Family members are involved in nearly half of child trafficking cases today.   We also need to recognize that the trafficking methods of both family and gang-controlled operations are significantly different. By being aware of the differences and nuances of these systemic approaches we can be better equipped to offer more effective service provision.


Teresa Forliti, Executive Director, Breaking Free
In addition to being a survivor of sexual exploitation, Terry focused on empowerment of those marginalized while obtaining her degree in Organizational Leadership in 2005. Terry was hired as staff, after serving on the BOD’s at Breaking Free, due to her incredible gift of relating to those we serve and because of her tireless dedication to them. Prior to being in the executive director role, Terry built our database which now provides the ability for concrete analysis, trends and statistics of victims of sexual abuse and helps track our services. She is a member of the Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force, CAT-W, CAP International, WWE, and serves as an observer for Shared Hope International’s JUst Response Council.


Tonique Ayler, AAS, Permanent Housing Advocate, Breaking Free
Serving as an inspirational speaker working with a culturally diverse population, Tonique empowers women to escape sexual exploitation utilizing trauma informed care, serving as Breaking Free’s Permanent Housing Advocate. She first became involved with Breaking Free as a survivor, attending the Sisters of Survival support group, and Speaker’s Bureau. Tonique has since engaged in many public speaking events, sharing her testimony with churches, Universities, Medical Facilities and other survivors; in addition to radio station presentations, mini documentaries and a series of columns for newspapers; she facilitates the Sisters of Survival support group. Tonique has an Associate’s Degree in Science and certified as a Business and Computer Application Specialist.


Anastasia Kramlinger, Safe Harbor Program Manager, Breaking Free
Anastasia Kramlinger has been working with youth for over ten years.  For the last six, she has exclusively worked with young people who are at risk of or engaged in survival sex, commercial sexual exploitation, and/or trafficking.  Anastasia studied at the University of Minnesota, focusing her curriculum in Indigenous studies and psychology, affording a unique lens into historical and generational trauma. Ms. Kramlinger headed the law enforcement partnership for the 2018 Super Bowl, co-authored the Hennepin County Safe Harbor Protocol, is a member of the Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force, and actively involved in the Safe Harbor for All movement. Anastasia is the Safe Harbor Program Manager at Breaking Free, supervises the Emergency Shelter, and engages in street and encampment outreach.